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Data sourced: 2021.   Page updated: 2024-01-31

Prevalence

References:
  1. 1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2016. Available at:https://nccd.cdc.gov/GTSSDataSurveyResources/Ancillary/DataReports.aspx?CAID=1 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2016. Available at:https://nccd.cdc.gov/GTSSDataSurveyResources/Ancillary/DataReports.aspx?CAID=1
Comments:
  1. A household survey undertaken in 2016.A multi-stage, geographically clustered sample design was used to produce nationally representative data. There were a total of 11,458 completed individual interviews. World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. A household survey undertaken in 2016.A multi-stage, geographically clustered sample design was used to produce nationally representative data. There were a total of 11,458 completed individual interviews.

Regulation

Allowed
1
1001
Allowed
2 A
2021
References:
  1. Data cross-referenced where possible using the following sources :1. Vapetrotter website. Available at: https://www.vapetrotter.com/laws/ ; 2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/node/14052 ; 3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at : https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/
  2. Amendments to the Federal Law of the Russian Federation “On Protecting the Health of Citizens from the Effects of Second-hand Tobacco Smoke and the Consequences of Tobacco Consumption” 2020 http://www.consultant.ru/document/cons_doc_LAW_142515/f8c54e95eb72faf923b32bbf85e540d607b3eb1f/
Comments:
  1. The sale of e-cigarettes is allowed subject to restrictions including location-based sales restrictions, restrictions on vending machine sales, and a minimum sales age.
References:
  1. Amendments to the Federal Law of the Russian Federation “On Protecting the Health of Citizens from the Effects of Second-hand Tobacco Smoke and the Consequences of Tobacco Consumption” 2020 http://www.consultant.ru/document/cons_doc_LAW_142515/f8c54e95eb72faf923b32bbf85e540d607b3eb1f/
Comments:
  1. The sale of e-cigarettes is allowed subject to restrictions including location-based sales restrictions, restrictions on vending machine sales, and a minimum sales age.

Availability

Regulations and restrictions

No
1001
No
A
2021
Comments:
  1. There is a comprehensive ban on the use of e-cigarettes in indoor workplaces and indoor public places. The law prohibits the use of e-cigarettes on all public transportation, with the exception of long-distance passenger ships where the use of e-cigarettes is permitted in designated areas (in open air or in isolated rooms). The law prohibits all forms of advertising, promotion, and sponsorship. http://www.consultant.ru/document/cons_doc_LAW_142515/f8c54e95eb72faf923b32bbf85e540d607b3eb1f/
Comments:
  1. There is a comprehensive ban on the use of e-cigarettes in indoor workplaces and indoor public places. The law prohibits the use of e-cigarettes on all public transportation, with the exception of long-distance passenger ships where the use of e-cigarettes is permitted in designated areas (in open air or in isolated rooms). The law prohibits all forms of advertising, promotion, and sponsorship. http://www.consultant.ru/document/cons_doc_LAW_142515/f8c54e95eb72faf923b32bbf85e540d607b3eb1f/
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